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Topography Review Test For 8th Graders.

What do index contour lines show?
a) Shows elevation of contour lines
b) Show us slope and relief
c) none
d) has only 1 slope

What does the global positioning systems (GPS ) use to determine location?
a) The global positioning systems are satellites
b) Robots
c) I don't know answer
d) Piedmont Region

What do closely contour lines indicate?
a) Ratio
b) The spaced lines show us steeper slopes
c) elevation , Relief and Slope
d) Contour Interval

Elevation is the distance between the point measured and_________________.
a) Sea Level
b) Elevation
c) Slope
d) both 1 & 2

A map scale iexpresses distance through a ______________.
a) Percentage
b) Fraction
c) Ratio
d) Decimal

On a topographic map , what does a contour line that forms a closed circle indicate?
a) Hill top
b) Plateau
c) Slope
d) Black bear Camp

What is the relief of the map?
a) 500
b) 1100
c) 870
d) 34

What region is exposed of bedrock?
a) Coastal Zone
b) Coastal Plains
c) Sandhills
d) Piedmont Region

The highest point of South Carolina
a) Blue Ridge
b) Sandhills
c) Piedmont Region
d) Coastal Zone

What region has swampy forests , marshes and savannas?
a) Coastal Zone
b) Sandhills
c) Piedmont Region
d) Coastal Plains

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